Find out when and where we meet next. To join us at our next meeting:

Upcoming meetings

25 June 2024

Meeting details and location TDB.

8 October 2024

Meeting details and location TDB.

Previous meetings

30 April 2024

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Headquarter

Time: The meeting will commence at 10:00 Refreshments will be available in the room from 0900 for those arriving early.

Lunch: A buffet lunch will be provided at 13:00 (please confirm you attendance for catering numbers.)

Parking: There is effectively no parking at the HQ building, but parking is available at Agecroft Fire station on Bolton Road which is a five minute walk from the venue Post code is M27 8XS.

Teams: For those not travelling to meet in person a MS Teams link will be set up and circulated in the coming weeks by email direct from GMFRS.

Presentations: We are looking for guest speakers and presenters. If you have a case study you would like to share demonstrating the success of sprinklers, an incident where sprinklers would have been beneficial or are a commercial member and would like to do a technical presentation, please get in touch. Any subjects are considered in the spirit of sharing and learning.


The Phoenix Room

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters

146 Bolton Road
M27 8US

Meeting minutes


Bernadette Hartley Award 2024

Bernadette Hartely Award 2024 (PDF)
Terry McDermott presenting Keith MacGillivray with the Bernadette Hartley Award

21 February 2024

Planning day

The planning day was opened and facilitated by TMc who welcomed the Ecec Group and thanked TR and FM Global for providing the meeting venue and refreshments.

The meeting minutes can be found below:


FM Global
Leadenhall Building
Leadenhall Street

Meeting minutes